Tag: mental health
What’s Stopping You? Excuses vs. Barriers in Running
I spend a lot of my day interacting with runners. It’s rewarding because it highlights how diverse we are, coming to the sport from different backgrounds, for different reasons, with different goals. At the same time, I see similarities between us, beyond stories of epic races, favourite shoes and disgusting gels. I gotta say: we’re […]Read more..
Running on the Mind
Today’s post is in honour of Mental Health Month. “Running is my therapy”. A common phrase that many people have heard and/or shared. But, what do we mean when we say this? And what do we think when we hear this? For many, running is an important part of their identity, an integral part of […]Read more..
Talking It Out: Sports Psychology and Running
The month of May is Mental Health Awareness Month and I thought it would be a good time to talk about my own personal journey with how my mental health and running has been tied together and, more specifically, how seeing a Sports Psychologist has helped me get over some humps, adjust my mindset, and […]Read more..
Why do you run?: Building a healthy relationship with running
Why do you run? Why did you start to run? Have you changed your ‘reason for running’ over time? How do you navigate these changes and maintain your […]Read more..